Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 17 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +36
Permanent jobs citing Azure 914 946 922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 16.32% 11.16% 7.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 44.25% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 816 796 860
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,828 2,138 2,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.63% 25.23% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 1,655 2,013
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,150 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 3 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 361 £55,000 +4.76% 50
Cambridgeshire +15 240 £46,500 -7.00% 90
Bedfordshire 0 113 £70,000 +27.27% 7
Suffolk +8 74 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Essex +2 70 £50,000 +17.65% 30
Norfolk +8 56 £40,000 +14.29% 8
East Anglia - 1 £65,000 - 2
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 387 (42.34%) AWS
2 370 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 296 (32.39%) C#
4 287 (31.40%) .NET
5 284 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
6 264 (28.88%) Office 365
7 255 (27.90%) Windows
8 232 (25.38%) SQL
9 213 (23.30%) Active Directory
10 185 (20.24%) JavaScript
11 182 (19.91%) VMware
12 180 (19.69%) SQL Server
13 173 (18.93%) DevOps
14 172 (18.82%) Scrum
15 162 (17.72%) Windows Server
16 149 (16.30%) AngularJS
17 146 (15.97%) MVC
18 132 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
19 125 (13.68%) CSS
20 118 (12.91%) Hyper-V
21 117 (12.80%) Git (software)
21 117 (12.80%) HTML
22 116 (12.69%) ASP.NET
23 115 (12.58%) Firewall
23 115 (12.58%) TDD
24 107 (11.71%) Finance
25 105 (11.49%) Python
25 105 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
25 105 (11.49%) GCP
26 99 (10.83%) Analytical Skills

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 31 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (3.28%) Confluence
4 30 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (2.19%) Skype for Business
6 17 (1.86%) IIS
7 16 (1.75%) CMS
8 13 (1.42%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.09%) nginx
10 8 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.66%) Apache
11 6 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
12 5 (0.55%) WordPress
13 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.55%) Magento
3 5 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 387 (42.34%) AWS
2 264 (28.88%) Office 365
3 105 (11.49%) GCP
4 81 (8.86%) SaaS
5 62 (6.78%) PaaS
6 52 (5.69%) IaaS
7 46 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (3.83%) OneDrive
9 26 (2.84%) Power Platform
10 25 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (2.52%) Serverless
12 16 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
13 12 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 12 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (1.09%) G Suite
15 9 (0.98%) Mimecast
16 7 (0.77%) Boomi
17 6 (0.66%) Cloudflare
17 6 (0.66%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.55%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.58%) Firewall
2 96 (10.50%) DNS
3 78 (8.53%) WAN
4 70 (7.66%) LAN
5 63 (6.89%) DHCP
6 46 (5.03%) TCP/IP
7 39 (4.27%) VPN
8 32 (3.50%) Wireless
9 28 (3.06%) SAN
9 28 (3.06%) Skype
10 25 (2.74%) VLAN
11 20 (2.19%) Network Security
12 19 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (1.86%) Internet
13 17 (1.86%) NetScaler
13 17 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (1.75%) VoIP
15 10 (1.09%) HTTP
16 9 (0.98%) BGP
16 9 (0.98%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (2.84%) Power BI
8 25 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (2.30%) NoSQL
11 20 (2.19%) Big Data
12 16 (1.75%) MySQL
12 16 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (1.53%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.31%) QlikView
15 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
16 9 (0.98%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 117 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 60 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 52 (5.69%) JIRA
4 38 (4.16%) TeamCity
5 25 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.97%) Selenium
9 15 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.98%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.98%) NUnit
12 9 (0.98%) Subversion
13 7 (0.77%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.77%) JMeter
14 6 (0.66%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.55%) Babel
15 5 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 107 (11.71%) Finance
2 71 (7.77%) Retail
3 23 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (2.19%) Legal
5 15 (1.64%) Law
6 10 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.88%) Banking
9 7 (0.77%) Advertising
10 4 (0.44%) Police
11 3 (0.33%) French Language
11 3 (0.33%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) German Language
11 3 (0.33%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.33%) Publishing
11 3 (0.33%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 317 (34.68%) Developer
2 129 (14.11%) .NET Developer
3 112 (12.25%) Architect
4 83 (9.08%) Software Developer
5 78 (8.53%) Analyst
5 78 (8.53%) Senior Developer
6 76 (8.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (7.11%) C# Developer
8 46 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (4.60%) Consultant
10 42 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 38 (4.16%) IT Support
12 37 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 36 (3.94%) Technical Architect
14 34 (3.72%) Administrator
15 32 (3.50%) Lead Developer
15 32 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 31 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
16 31 (3.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (31.40%) .NET
2 149 (16.30%) AngularJS
3 125 (13.68%) CSS
4 117 (12.80%) HTML
5 116 (12.69%) ASP.NET
6 96 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 76 (8.32%) .NET Core
7 76 (8.32%) Web Services
8 73 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 71 (7.77%) RESTful
10 63 (6.89%) React
11 59 (6.46%) Node.js
12 54 (5.91%) .NET Framework
13 49 (5.36%) REST
14 44 (4.81%) Vue.js
15 34 (3.72%) Angular 2
15 34 (3.72%) HTML5
16 29 (3.17%) XML
17 28 (3.06%) Entity Framework
17 28 (3.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.46%) Data Centre
3 37 (4.05%) User Experience
4 35 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.84%) FMCG
8 22 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.19%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.86%) Clustering
11 16 (1.75%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.75%) Replication
12 15 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.98%) EPoS
17 8 (0.88%) Driving Licence
17 8 (0.88%) iPad
18 7 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 255 (27.90%) Windows
2 162 (17.72%) Windows Server
3 87 (9.52%) Linux
4 61 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 58 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (5.03%) Windows 10
7 42 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.97%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.09%) Unix
11 9 (0.98%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.88%) Android
13 5 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.22%) AIX
16 2 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (18.93%) DevOps
3 172 (18.82%) Scrum
4 146 (15.97%) MVC
5 115 (12.58%) TDD
6 105 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (9.85%) Microservices
8 82 (8.97%) BDD
8 82 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 75 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (7.99%) Web Development
11 66 (7.22%) E-Commerce
12 65 (7.11%) Test Automation
13 63 (6.89%) Project Management
14 62 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 57 (6.24%) Analytics
15 57 (6.24%) ITIL
16 56 (6.13%) Unit Testing
17 49 (5.36%) Information Security
17 49 (5.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 296 (32.39%) C#
2 232 (25.38%) SQL
3 185 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 105 (11.49%) Python
5 84 (9.19%) Java
6 64 (7.00%) PowerShell
7 59 (6.46%) TypeScript
8 44 (4.81%) T-SQL
9 29 (3.17%) C
10 17 (1.86%) PHP
10 17 (1.86%) R
11 16 (1.75%) Ruby
12 15 (1.64%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.53%) C++
13 14 (1.53%) Java 8
14 13 (1.42%) F#
15 10 (1.09%) Perl
16 8 (0.88%) ES6
17 6 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (10.28%) Degree
2 37 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.74%) CCNA
6 17 (1.86%) MCSA
6 17 (1.86%) MCSE
7 16 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 15 (1.64%) CISSP
9 14 (1.53%) PhD
9 14 (1.53%) Postgraduate
10 13 (1.42%) GCIH
11 10 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.98%) ISEB
13 8 (0.88%) CCNP
13 8 (0.88%) GCIA
13 8 (0.88%) MCP
13 8 (0.88%) Security Cleared
14 7 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.60%) SLA
2 26 (2.84%) QA
3 14 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.09%) COBIT
5 10 (1.09%) GDPR
6 7 (0.77%) NIST
7 3 (0.33%) AICPA
7 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) PMO
8 2 (0.22%) PSD2
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 213 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 132 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (12.91%) Hyper-V
4 58 (6.35%) Docker
4 58 (6.35%) vSphere
5 21 (2.30%) XenApp
6 18 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.75%) Firmware
8 9 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.55%) Snort
12 4 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.11%) KVM
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 37 (4.05%) SCCM
3 18 (1.97%) Ansible
4 17 (1.86%) Terraform
5 16 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (1.31%) WSUS
7 11 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.98%) Puppet
8 9 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.77%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.77%) Nessus
9 7 (0.77%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.66%) Opsgenie
11 5 (0.55%) EnCase
11 5 (0.55%) FTK
11 5 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.44%) SCOM
13 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 370 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 182 (19.91%) VMware
3 79 (8.64%) Cisco
4 76 (8.32%) Google
5 52 (5.69%) Oracle
6 50 (5.47%) HP
7 47 (5.14%) Citrix
8 32 (3.50%) Veeam
9 25 (2.74%) Meraki
10 22 (2.41%) SonicWALL
11 21 (2.30%) Tableau
12 18 (1.97%) NetApp
13 17 (1.86%) SAP
14 14 (1.53%) CheckPoint
14 14 (1.53%) Dell
14 14 (1.53%) IBM
14 14 (1.53%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.53%) Sitecore
14 14 (1.53%) Xamarin
15 13 (1.42%) Adobe